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It always pays to be prepared when camping and caravanning, so make sure you’re up-to-date with the latest tips and advice for your next holiday. From what to pack, to planning that perfect road trip and post-Brexit travel across the EU, discover expert guidance from the Alan Rogers team.

Where to go in July: Our Top Picks

Ben Tully | 19 Jun 2023 | Read time: 7m 18s

July is an ideal time to explore Europe, offering a vibrant mix of cultural festivals, pleasant weather, and extended daylight hours. From the dazzling fireworks of Bastille Day in Paris to the sun-drenched beaches of the Mediterranean, the continent beckons with its rich heritage, enticing cuisine, and a myriad of unforgettable experiences.
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Where to go in June: Our Top Picks

Ben Tully | 22 May 2023 | Read time: 8m 24s

June is an exhilarating time to embark on a journey through Europe's captivating landscapes and vibrant cities. As summer takes hold of the continent, a tapestry of experiences awaits avid travellers.
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Top Tips for a Successful Accessible Camping Trip in Europe

Peter Stannett | 9 May 2023 | Read time: 2m 48s

Camping holidays are a fantastic way to explore the great outdoors, connect with nature, and spend quality time with family and friends. For people with limited mobility, finding accessible campsites and facilities can be challenging.
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Exploring Northern Italy's Vibrant Cities: A City Camping Guide

Peter Stannett | 30 Mar 2023 | Read time: 6m 57s

If you're keen to visit Italy but aren't sure where to go – why not enjoy some dolce vita in Italy's stunning cities? Today we're exploring Italy's main cities, starting with Northern Italy.
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Packing for a Camping Holiday - What to Take

Peter Stannett | 23 Dec 2021 | Read time: 10m 33s

One of the main things to remember about camping and caravanning is that packing is essential. The success of your holiday can depend upon it!
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Tips for a Great Holiday in France

Peter Stannett | 24 Sept 2021 | Read time: 4m 34s

France is a fantastic place for a holiday. And if you take your tent, touring caravan or motorhome, it can be even better. If you don't have these, you could book a static caravan instead and holiday in some of the best regions and at some of the best campsites and caravan parks available.
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Planning a Camping Road Trip in Spain

Peter Stannett | 10 Sept 2021 | Read time: 7m 32s

When you are planning your next road trip, there is one place that is the perfect contender, and that's Spain. Spain is a country that has it all. Beautiful sunshine and hot weather, culture, architecture and a fascinating history too. Even if you are looking for a little winter sun to drive away those winter blues, Spain is the place to go.
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How To Have A Socially Distant Camping Holiday

The Alan Rogers Team | 2 Jul 2020 | Read time: 6m 18s

There is no doubt about it, 2020 has been a strange year for us all and the first half of...
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EU Travel Advice & Information

Ben Tully | 20 Feb 2020 | Read time: 4m 33s

Advice for UK travellers on actions you may need to take if you are travelling to the EU
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Take your caravan or motorhome on the slow route to North-East Spain

John Corrall | 31 Oct 2019 | Read time: 4m 6s

We're often asked for suggested routes, and the way to Spain is one which crops up regularly. With this in...
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Advice for planning a first caravan or motorhome trip to France

John Corrall | 17 Oct 2019 | Read time: 19m 54s

Our long term campsite assessor John Corrall has been travelling to the continent with his caravan for over 30 years...
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AR Guide to: Preparing your Caravan for Spring

Rob Fearn | 24 Apr 2019 | Read time: 5m 20s

If your caravan or motorhome was parked up for the winter there are always practical jobs to do before getting...
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Introduction To Motorhome Aires

The Alan Rogers Team | 28 Jun 2018 | Read time: 8m 50s

At Alan Rogers we're often asked about Aires; whilst we're the experts when it comes to campsites, we have to...
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Safety and the law when touring abroad

The Alan Rogers Team | 20 Jan 2017 | Read time: 6m 31s

Safety issues are equally relevant at home and abroad, but legal requirements vary from country to country. Late caravanning expert John Wickersham gives us some points to consider when touring and towing abroad.
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Don't overlook the little things on your winter travels

Rob Fearn | 20 Nov 2013 | Read time: 2m 15s

At Alan Rogers, we’re firm believers that a little cold weather shouldn’t stop you from continuing your travels. Whether you’re...
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